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From Robert Kowalski <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] Remove Logs module from Fauxton
Date Fri, 23 May 2014 17:13:25 GMT
As the BigCouch merge is right around the corner, I am +1 on closing the
tickets for the log component (so people that want to contribute do not
spent time on a component which gets removed in a few weeks). This also
includes not to add features for the log component that do not have a

Also +1 on removing the logs component now, but just if we have to support
it with/after 2.0, which would be the case if we do a LTS release. We would
have to maintain a special snowflake then.

2014-05-23 18:10 GMT+02:00 Alexander Shorin <>:

> Hi devs,
> The situation around Logs module looks like the following:
> 1. Current UX is bad - it requires a lot of work and time to get fixed;
> 2. After BigCouch merge the /_log resource will be gone (and all the
> work that had done for it too);
> 3. With BigCouch merge lager module comes which is able to streams
> logs to custom aggregation systems like LogStash. These systems are
> more powerful in question of logs analysis and monitoring than Fauxton
> could ever provide;
> 4. The last release of 1.x series will have LTS status which means
> that it'll receive only bug fixes and security updates. Probably, with
> one exception in face of Fauxton to make users migration more smooth.
> Since Fauxton evolves very fast, it would be awesome to pick his
> changes back to LTS Fauxton teams will be happy to reduce amount of
> things which only works for some single branch (2.x or 1.x) and the
> /_log resource is the only of such.
> In overall, there left no strong reasons to continue improve Fauxton
> Logs module. May be remove it and close all the related tickets as
> Won't Fix? It's a pity to say that, but the reality is hard. What do
> you think about?
> --
> ,,,^..^,,,

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